Arecibo Observatory

Arecibo Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory is a 1000 foot single radio dish, that until 2016, was the largest in the world. To this day, it is used in three major areas of research: radio astronomy, atmospheric science, and radar astronomy. Scientists who want to use the observatory submit proposals that are evaluated by an independent scientific board. This [...]

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Las Salinas

Las Salinas

You can't visit Cabo Rojo without making the stop at the salt flats and wildlife nature refuge. Salt is mined here by flooding the man-made lagoons and allowing the sun and wind to evaporate all the water. The salt concentrates on the bottom of the ponds and then is scraped up once all the water [...]